****The Oil Region Alliance is hosting some very exciting Events in the next couple of months.
This Sunday, June 28, marks the first concert of the season at the Neilltown Church building. The Bill Huber Jr. Trio will play from 2 to 4 p.m. at this historic building located just four miles from Pleasantville, PA. The concert is free and refreshments will be served. Bring a folding chair or a seat cushion.
Then, Sunday, July 12 is the one day of the year when you can tour the McClintock-Steele-Waitz house, aka the Coal Oil Johnny house. It is located next to the train station at Rynd Farm, within Oil Creek State Park. The street address is 167 Old Bankson Road, Oil City, PA. Hours are from 1 - 4 p.m.
Sunday, July 26 there will be a concert by the Clarion Dulcimer Club at the Neilltown Church building. They will perform from 2 to 4 p.m. at this historic building which was constructed in 1842. Veteran concert attendees bring a seat cushion or folding chair. There is no charge to attend, but donations are graciously appreciated. Refreshments will be served.
Open House at the Tarbell House will be held on Saturday, August 8, from noon to 4 p.m. See how beautiful the house is now, since the rehabilitation is complete. The house is located at 324 East Main Street in Titusville, PA just a short distance from the UPT campus. The public house is scheduled just once a year, so don't miss it.
The Pine Valley Boys will play at the Neilltown Church building on Sunday, August 23 from 2 to 4 p.m. The concert is free and refreshments will be served. The Alliance has rehabilitated the interior of the church building, and plans are underway to rehab the exterior as well.
"Autumn Praise," an afternoon of heavenly music, will be performed at the Neilltown Church building on Sunday, September 13 by Pony Farm Road. The group is a local favorite (formerly known as Forest County Country Music Association.) Come hear why at this free concert. Refreshments will be served. The church building is located just 1/4 mile off of Route 227, four miles from Pleasantville, PA.
"Preserving Timeless Treasures" is the theme for the 2015 Victorian Architecture Conference which will be held September 18 & 19 at the Quality Inn & Conference Center in Franklin, PA. Scheduled workshops include one on the preservation and maintenance of hardwood flooring, how to research the history of your home or building, and the history of Miller Park - One of America's First Planned Residential Parks. There will also be a guided bus tour of the Victorian architecture in the Oil Region, walking tours, a traditional Victoria Tea, a dessert reception at DeBence Antique Music World, and much more.
For information on any of the Oil Region Events, call 800-483-6264, ext. 110.